with my honey of a friend, aware of her following me without stopping and liking it.
Lois in her twenties
Before giving birth to three brats!
3-4 years old, Beirut, with Lois
3 years old, in the Alps
14 years old, Andalusia
19 years old
with Mike Carr at home in Andalucia
24 years old, Colombo
days after Skipper's death, shot by Steve Correl after waking up in Colombo, Sri Lanka
24 years old, Seanie & Steve & Baby in Sri Lanka
24 years old, Terai
Near Buddha's birthplace in the huge flat savannah in southern Nepal. Exhausted from 100+ degrees for several days, drinking cokes by the dozens.
in the Himalayas
Getting ready for Hindu holidays. Knee already hurting on the 2nd day of walking! Four arduous days to go.
in the Himalayas
Resting at Hinko Cave, exhausted and hurting. Little did I know, I'd be back here 16 years later.
Annapurna Sanctuary Trail
Blue went back with a group of friends to this spot in November 2000, and the entire glacier was gone.
Annapurna Base Camp
Hanging off the edge over the moraine to the Modi Kohla river below. That's a 100-story drop!
The day Ghandi is assassinated, utter bedlam at the border, but Blue talks his way into India.
Bombay by boat to Goa
Enjoying the local smoke with Baba.
24 years old, Ghuli, Maldives
Paradise. Military boat had to come get us off the forbidden island which we shared with four other gringos. Best food, best storms, best diving, best sleeping, best feeling I've had in my life. And the best toilet too.
25 years old, Virginia
Shot by my cousin Travis Morrison outside the family house.
26 years old, Galapagos
26 years old, Atacama Desert, Peru
26 years old, Costa Rica
27 years old, Danish-Dutch border
27 years old, Dutch paddy wagon
28 years old, Nairobi
With Mr. Ali, a fab friend, about whom I have written elsewhere.
28 years old, Serengeti
This is how you get a shower, in a sudden rainfall.
28 years old, Maasai Mara
Wide-lipped rhinoceros walks into camp.
28 years old, Kampala
Idi Amin and Milton Obote left the place in ruins, tens of thousands of shillings to the dollar.
28 years old, Serengeti
Widely published picture in U.S. newspapers, accompanying Blue's story of how to go on Safari in Africa by doing it yourself.
28 years old, Rwanda
On the way to the gorillas, with Christine and Thomas Chable. Thomas shot one roll of film in six months in Africa!
28 years old, Tanzania
30 years old, Seychelles
On a government tour as a travel writer. Shot by Stephen Correl,
30 years old, Istanbul
31 years old
With ballerina Julia Korting in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.
31 years old, Chiapas
With Betapunker Mike Cormier, en route to interviews with Zapatistas.
31 years old, Caye Caulker
At Ignacio's Cabins, a regular stop on Blue's journeys, with Mike Cormier.
32 years old, Siankan, Yucatan
32 years old, Blagden Alley, DC
In Giorgio Furioso's infamous warehouse, taken over by the Betapunks for two years of riotous creativity.
32 years old, in Colon
Betapunks warehouse at Blagden Alley.
32 years old, shooting movies
In a scene from Colon.
33 years old, Johns Hopkins cancer ward
33 years old, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
With mother and sister, post-op. Shot by Steve Correl.
36 years old, Black Hole Buddha
In the DC armory onstage in the one and only show of the Black Hole Buddha.
36 years old, backstage
Caught by Kristina Berger at the Black Hole Buddha show.
38 years old, Pink Piglets
With Deborah Ash and Eddie Becker, filming Zealots from Hell.
39 years old, Fish River Canyon, South Africa
With Ron Avey and Mike Cormier, chilling.
40 years old, Andalusia
Shot by Cara Ballman.
40 years old, Salzburg
Shooting the Dismemberment Plan, opening for Pearl Jam in Salzburg, Prague, and Verona.
40 years old, Himalayas
With Eddie Becker, on the way to the Annapurna Base Camp. Shot by Sandra Bishop.
40 years old, Hinko Cave, Himalayas
With guide Jhap, 16 years after spending the night here with Steve Correl. Shot by Sandra Bishop.
40 years old, Glacier in Annapurna
Melted away, compared to 1984.
2004 Bruges, Belgium
Punched by Kyla Cole in a scene from "Assassin 62." Shot by Tanker Gogh.
With Kyla Cole in mirrors. Shot on location of the movie Assassin 62. Photo by Tanker Gogh.
2005, Iceland, with pin-up model Kyla Cole
On the set of "Assassin 62" in Djupavik. Shot by Sandy Bishop.
2008 • Portland
In between shooting flowers, he realizes his face is changing, a statue leaning away from youth, towards a cracked exaggeration of who he once was and will now never be again.
2010 • Asleep onstage at the Wonderbox
Shot by Maya Nelson Wolfsdottir, Blue is shown here crashed onstage at the Wonderbox. Coolest room in the studio, and lots of space to move around. Note the art-deco lampshade on stage right, a gift from Daniel Donnelly design studio.
2010 at the Wonderbox
Same bed, different angle
The mother, idealized
Was she in her 20s or 30s when this picture was taken? She was a secretary in Buenos Aires or Panama when it was taken.
Out of the Internment Camps
Skipper interviewed by NBC when he arrived in Brazil after being released from a POW camp in Shanghai. He would head straight back to the Orient.